Made by Ted Eshbaugh, who made six or more cartoons for various studios in the 30s and 40s, CAP'N CUB is a WWII propaganda cartoon that ballyhoos the U.S. Army Air Corps. The cartoon starts out cute, but soon turns very politically incorrect by post-war standards. Cute little Cap'n Cub reviews a weapons parade, but wants more "planes, planes, planes!". A full production sequence follows, and the completed planes go off to fight the Japanese, and goes from cute to dark very quickly... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, 1943, WWII, Cartoon
Released just two months before Pearl Harbor brought the American nation to war, ROOKIE REVUE is a cartoon set on an Army base. Here, a bugler uses a jukebox to play reveille. In formation, one private has a great deal of trouble remembering what comes after "3"; after he gets it, he decides not to go for the $32 question. In the mess hall, the machine gunners machine gun their food while the bombers catch falling biscuits. The infantry marches for miles - past a "next time,... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War, World War II, Warner Bros. Entertainnment, Cartoon
Released in June, 1941 just before the Pearl Harbor attack, SALT WATER DAFFY is a classic Walter Lantz cartoon and the last to feature the "Punchy" character (who also appeared in Slaphappy Valley, Recruiting Daze, and Syncopated Sioux). In this hilarious send-up of Navy life, a narrator explains how recruits are trained on land and sea. Men get a physical, undergo basic training, do duties on board ship for gunnery practice, clean the decks, and prepare for battle. Lots of gags... Topics: periscope Film, Stock Footage, Walter Lantz, World War II, Cartoon
Created in 1954 by Canada's Department of National Health and Welfare, "The Homeless Ones" is a terribly grim cartoon that tells the story of an atomic attack on a Canadian center of population and the untold death and destruction it would leave in its wake. This film, directed primarily at civil defense welfare workers, illustrates how such a disaster could be alleviated by people organized, trained and prepared for such an eventuality. Drawn by Sidney Goldsmith, who created many... Topics: Nuclear Weapon, Canada, Fallout, Atomic Physics, Fallout Shelter, Atomic Warfare, United States...
Animation short promoting general health awareness. NHS in 1947. Public health. Public Health Campaign Films. Post War era. Humorous cartoon treatment of general health problems: correct posture; the value of exercise and fresh air; the importance of suitable clothes; how to avoid insomnia. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Public health, cartoon
..."a rib tickling all color look at how the West was wonderful...The Mild West, The Lone Star State, Molly Moo-Coo and the Indians, Gold Rush Daze" Topics: vhs, animation, cartoon, the Mild West, The Lone Star State, Molly Moo-Cooand the Indians, Gold... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack Bar: Rico's Nachos (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :45 Sound: Yes Color Description: A color animated film featuring Rico (cheese drip) Nacho (tortilla chip) and Pepe (jalapeno) introducing themselves and persuading viewers to visit the snack bar for refreshments and nachos. Next is footage of a snack bar, popcorn, candy soda and nachos, followed by shots of preparing chips, pouring cheese, and adding jalapenos. And then a final shot of all items... Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, popcorn, candy,...